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Process Operator

Date:  Nov 16, 2022

Cripple Creek, CO, US (United States)

Founded in 1921 and publicly traded since 1925, Newmont ( is one of the largest gold companies in the world. Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, the company has approximately 24,000 employees and contractors, with the majority working at Newmont's core operations in the United States, Australia, Ghana, Peru and Suriname. Newmont is the only gold company listed in the S&P 500 index and in 2007 became the first gold company selected to be part of the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index. Newmont's industry leading performance is reflected through high standards in environmental management, health and safety for its employees and creating value and opportunity for host communities and shareholders.


Learn the process of how gold is extracted, all while earning a living. Newmont is seeking Process Operator willing to take the next step in their career. If you have a willingness to learn, then Newmont Mining wants you.

Essential Duties

  • Complete check-off sheets for standard operating procedure manuals for certified equipment.
  • Clean up around crusher and conveyors, unplug chutes, clean-blinded screens, and remove wood and other material from conveyors.
  • Assist ADR, Crusher and PSES operators when needed.
  • Monitor conveyor, lube, and dust suppression systems to ensure proper operation.
  • Perform NaCN and pH titrations on process solutions.
  • Correctly and legibly record operating reports.
  • Monitor and correct through flow adjustments and report on pond levels daily.
  • Find, correct, and accurately report any VLF problems.
  • Inspect Valley Leach Facility to ensure proper operation.
  • Must be able to read, write, and possess basic math skills;
  • Lead by example, in all Newmont’s safety and environmental practices, ensuring complete safe practices;


The above duties and responsibilities are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all inclusive.

Training & Experience

  • Will hire entry-level based on experience.
  • Wear and use all required PPE (hard hat, steel toe shoes, safety glasses, ear plugs, etc.)
  • Working knowledge of Process Operations preferred.

Working Conditions

Must be able to work a 12-hour rotating schedule.

The salary range offered for this role is $$28.63 - $35.07. The salary range is tied to the Colorado market for jobs performed in Colorado. The salary offer to the successful candidate will be based on job-related education, training, and/or experience.  The salary offer will not be based on a candidate’s salary history at other jobs, and by law, Newmont will not seek information about salary history, and candidates should not share such information with Newmont.   

This role will be eligible for participation in a discretionary annual bonus program, pursuant to which an employee may be awarded a percentage of their salary based on the company’s performance and their own individual performance. 

Newmont offers a competitive and inclusive benefits package to support physical, mental, financial and emotional wellbeing. This role will be eligible for the following benefits:  Medical, prescription drug, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; health savings accounts; life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance; short and long-term disability; 401(k) program with company match; pension; financial planning; employee assistance program (EAP); adoption assistance; dependent scholarship program; tuition reimbursement; paid holidays and paid time off; paid family leave; matching gifts; and discounts on home, auto and pet insurance.  All bonuses and benefits are subject to the applicable eligibility and program/plan terms and may be modified or terminated at Newmont’s sole discretion.

Consistent with Newmont’s values of safety and responsibility, we believe that COVID-19 vaccination is a critical tool to fight this pandemic and protect the health and safety of Newmont’s workforce and the communities in which we work and live. With the wide availability of vaccines in the United States, if you are offered this position, you will have to show proof of a COVID-19 vaccine prior to being hired.  This requirement will be subject to an exemption process, as required by law.  Newmont may update its vaccination policies/requirements at any time in its sole discretion.

Nearest Major Market: Colorado Springs